Greaseweazle V4
[ADAFDDGW4]

$31.50

Available Options:
Data Ribbon and Power Cable Kit:



USB Cable:



Read and write Amiga format floppy disks using a PC or Mac !

Plug a floppy disk drive into Greaseweazle and then connect it to a USB port. Use the software to read or write an Amiga format floppy disk - it even supports ADF files.
 
This adapter is great for backing up Amiga floppies to image files.
 
Greaseweazle allows versatile floppy drive control over USB. By extracting the raw flux transitions from a drive, any disk format can be captured and analysed - PC, Amiga, Amstrad, PDP-11, musical instruments, industrial equipment, and more. The Greaseweazle also supports writing to floppy disks, from a range of image file formats including those commonly used for online preservation (ADF, IPF, DSK, IMG, HFE, ...).
 
Greaseweazle V4 is the latest version, updated for mass production and with the following features:
 
  Reads and writes 3", 3.5", 5.25", 8" disks (with suitable drive and cable)
  Buffered outputs, for communicating with older 5.25" and 8" disk drives
  Integrated power connector for directly powering most 3.5" disk drives
  Write-enable jumper can be removed for safer preservation of precious vintage disks
  Supports floppy-modded 5.25" drives
  Supports Disk-Change detection as used by Rob Smith's integration into the WinUAE Amiga emulator
  3 user-definable outputs (eg. 8" interface REDWC signal)
  100% factory tested before shipping
  2-page printed manual with online Wiki support pages
 
More information and documentation on Keir Fraser's Wiki (click here)
 
 
Requirements
 
You will additionally require:
 
■   A disk drive (for example a PC 3.5" or 5.25" drive)
■   Data and power cables (see below).
 
We offer cable kits as optional extras with this item:  
 
■   PC 34-pin floppy ribbon cable with twist on pins 10-16, to communicate with a PC floppy drive with a 4-pin power cable. Lengths of 45CM
■   Amiga 34-pin floppy ribbon cable, to communicate with an Amiga floppy drive with a 4-pin power cable. Lengths of 45CM
 
 
Operating System Compatibility
 
Recommended host OS: Windows 8, Windows 10, Ubuntu Linux.
 
Windows 7 and most versions of macOS and Linux should also work (but less tested).
 
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